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Cloud talent wars move to the executive suite

Red Hat's CTO has moved to Google, and top execs will soon be in as much demand as cloud developers

The feds are putting your tax dollars to work in the cloud

Cloud providers should copy the National Science Foundation's efforts to enable experimentation with cloud architectures, apps


The InfoWorld guide to disaster recovery done right

This comprehensive guide walks you through every step you'll need to take to preserve your data before disaster strikes

Why Microsoft and Google can never copy Apple's Handoff

Apple's Handoff feature moves tasks seamlessly between mobile and PC, and we may never see anything like it elsewhere

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Cloud security: We're asking the wrong questions

The outcry over celebrity nudes blames a new scapegoat -- the cloud -- for our security woes, but underlying causes run deeper

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Microsoft's Delve: The Office 365 spy you just might love

Microsoft's latest addition to Office 365 for business monitors your Office 365 activity to curate content you'll find most useful

Dev and test the Docker way

New Shippable platform, available in both cloud- and self-hosted forms, helps developers prep workflows for Docker

A telco as cloud powerhouse? CenturyLink might pull it off

Telcos have tried and failed to become enterprise cloud juggernauts, but CenturyLink's 'developers first' approach -- and plunge in to Docker -- may give it a shot

DigitalOcean spins up Docker-powered hosting with CoreOS

The Docker-powered CoreOS distribution will make it easier to build scalable cloud apps

Cisco retools UCS server line

New modular and mini versions from Cisco scale from huge deployments down to fewer than 15 servers

As the data center shifts to the cloud, VMware struggles to stay relevant

Virtualization powerhouse belatedly ramps up its cloud offerings, but lags behind both Microsoft and AWS

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Review: FeedHenry uses Node.js to fortify mobile apps

FeedHenry boosts enterprise mobile applications with rich client and tools support, as well as fast, scalable, Node.js-based back-end services

CoreOS's Rudder steers software-defined networking for Docker

Creator of a Docker-based Linux distribution rolls out its answer to the networking headaches common to Docker containers

Suffering from cloud contention? It's not the cloud's fault

Is your cloud too crowded to meet your required workload responsiveness? Actually, you may have a bad cloud provider

Microsoft Azure makes nice with Google to get a piece of Docker

Microsoft Azure digs deeper into Docker, with visual tool and Kubernetes support for containers

How Microsoft could beat Google and even AWS to lead the cloud

Of the three main public cloud contenders, Microsoft has the most baggage, the most to lose, and the most to gain

Microsoft rolls out DLP to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Office 365 already offered data loss prevention capabilities for its email tools

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Formerly called Salesforce Communities, it has been renamed Salesforce1 Community Cloud and enhanced in several ways

EMC gives VMware admins the reins to replication and recovery

RecoveryPoint for VMs is all software and will work with any type of storage, EMC says

How Red Hat can catch the developer train

Developers are embracing a range of open source technologies, virtually none supported or sold by Red Hat. Can the open source giant recover?

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